Hamilton History Centre

History & Heritage, Things To Do Hamilton

The Hamilton History Centre is a volunteer-based research facility dedicated to the collection, preservation and cataloguing of historical records of Hamilton and the surrounding region which are made available for research purposes.

The collection includes over 2000 local historical photographs, cemetery records, German settlement history, war records, family history records, parish maps, pastoral properties, records of Hamilton residences, shops, businesses as well as church and school records.

Artefacts, memorabilia and a lovely lace collection, among other items, are on permanent display in the Rippon Room which may be viewed during opening hours or by appointment.

Research enquiries are welcomed.


phone03 5572 4933
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Monday-Friday, 2pm – 5pm

Saturday, closed

Sunday, 2pm-5pm

Closed Easter, Christmas and New Year holiday periods and Public Holidays.

Other times by appointment only